Corporate Governance

Sound and effective corporate governance is a priority for Scotiabank we consider it essential to our long-term success. Our corporate governance policies are designed to ensure the independence of the Board of Directors and its ability to effectively supervise management's operation of the Bank.

View our Corporate Governance Policies (427 kb), Proxy Access Policy (100 kb) and Statement of Disclosure Policy and Practices and Mandate of Disclosure Committee (49 kb) for more information.


Constating Documents


How We Govern

An overview of the way Scotiabank is governed.

Board of Directors

Members, Committees, Charters and Mandates of the Board of Directors.

Executive Management

Biographies of our Executive Management Team.

Annual Reports and Annual Meeting

Webcast of the Annual Meeting, as well as Annual Reports and Proxy Circulars in PDF format.

Corporate Social Responsibility Reports

Scotiabank's public commitment to the well-being of the communities where we live and work.

Code of Conduct

A code of ethics and business conduct that applies to all officers, employees and directors of Scotiabank and its subsidiaries.

Human Rights Statement

Respect for human rights is fundamental to the way we do business, and is part of our core values across all of our business activities and operations.

Declaración de Derechos Humanos

Disponible en español.

Summary of Significant Corporate Governance Differences

Summary of significant ways corporate governance practices followed by Scotiabank differ from corporate governance practices required to be followed by U.S. domestic companies under the New York Stock Exchange's listing standards.